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Postdoctoral Researcher: Convergence Research and the Circular Economy

Department: Civil & Environmental

A postdoctoral appointment is available for a Convergence Research and the Circular Economy
project with Dr. Melissa Bilec’s Built Environment and Sustainable Engineering Lab at the University of Pittsburgh in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation.

Seeking a highly motivated and organized person for a unique opportunity to conduct research on the circular economy on the recently award National Science Foundation project.  Given the large project team and focus on convergence, the person should demonstrate exceptional project management skills. The successful applicant will possess a PhD in civil and environmental engineering, chemical engineering, or related fields, have an excellent academic record, and work well in a collaborative research environment.  The candidate should have completed the Ph.D. prior to the date of joining. Strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented minority groups and women to apply for this position.   

Applicants with experience and interest in fields such building science, architectural engineering, industrial ecology, life cycle assessment, material flow analysis, statistics, and/or complex systems.

The initial appointment will be for one year with the strong possibility for an extension. The start date is flexible, with a preference for candidates ready to begin as soon as possible. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Your application should include:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- 1-page statement of your career goals and how this postdoc experience will help you achieve   your goals
- Contact information for three references.

Please apply to position 19007870 at https://www.join.pitt.edu and e-mail your materials to mbilec@pitt.edu

For further information or questions about this position you may contact: Dr. Melissa Bilec

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values
equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Contact Name: Melissa Bilec
Contact Email: milec@pitt.edu